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2012-04-09 05:39:59

By Fernanda Barros, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It is rapidly becoming the number one health problem in the U.S. and it is now the most common chronic illness in childhood. Obesity is a complex and potentially devastating condition, particularly if its onset is in early childhood. There are significant environmental and behavioral factors involved in the causes of obesity but some of us may carry it in our genes! In the most recent National Health and Nutrition...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'